Forgandenny Bed & Breakfast

Forgandenny Bed & Breakfast is a magnificent heritage listed Federation home. (Circa 1900). Commissioned by Dr Charles Edward Lester, (the first Surgeon to practice in Mudgee), Forgandenny House was designed by Harrold Hardwick, and built by master craftsmen, Collier & Carmichael, and served as the Doctors residence and surgical practice for 97 years, before being reborn into serving the tourism industry as one of the finest Bed & Breakfast accommodation Mudgee has to offer. Located only 250m from the town centre, and overlooking Lawson Park, and Cudgegong River, the scene is set for our guests relaxation and enjoyment. Forgandenny House B&B offers 3 elegantly appionted Queen size rooms, each with ensuite. A cosy warm log fire in the guest lounge area, provides an atmosphere of a bygone era, that you can only find by staying at Forgandenny House B&B Mudgee. We look forward to welcoming you! RATING: Old World Charm BREAKFAST TYPE: Full Breakfast Ame…
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The Mudgee Homestead Guesthouse

Nestled on the flanks of Mount Buckaroo, the Mudgee Homestead Guesthouse is a stunning, purpose-built, Federation-style guesthouse ideally situated on 40 acres only 5 minutes from town.  The homestead looks like a classic Queenslander - a beautiful, elevated house beneath a red iron roof, wrapped in a wide, sweeping veranda which majestically overlooks the Mudgee Valley.  Guests are rewarded with the areas most spectacular panoramic views of the distant hills and surrounding vineyards. The guesthouse boasts seven delightful guestrooms each of which are unique.  What they share is an inviting, romantic decor, private ensuites, and French doors that open to the veranda which is just the place for watching kangaroos graze in the mornings or the sun set over the hills and vineyards in the evenings. The guesthouse features two guest lounges.  The Fireside Lounge is decorated in a rich Federation-style colour scheme and furnished with overstuffed couches surrou…
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Running a Bed and Breakfast

Rightmoves UK has published a brief summary on running a bed and breakfast. It's basic but gives some sound advice and should be of interest to readers. Some of the main points are that a b and b is obviously easier to operate than a larger hotel and meals and organising the kitchen can be a much smaller affair. The article also suggests buying an overseas bed and breakfast which may be a novel idea to most. A good suggestion is to buy a property with the capacity to add rooms at a later date as your bnb income will be dependent on how many rooms you can offer. Read the short summary on running a bed and breakfast
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The Provenance Beechworth

High country hedonism with award winning chef Michael Ryan's food worth a day trip. The restaurant was named The Age Good Food Guide 2010's best new country restaurant and was awarded a chef's hat. Luxury suites in beautifully preserved stables of a 19th century bank. Bed and breakfasts, antique stores and tearooms dominate the Beechworth main street. Good review about The Provenance 86 Ford Street Beechworth Victoria. 18 stars out of 20.
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Free Thermal Imaging Offer

Hotels and bed and breakfast operators in the Fylde Borough Council area of the UK are being offered free thermal imaging photographs of their accommodation as heating takes up about 50% of the total annual energy bill of a typical business. The surveys show where the heat is escaping and where insulation should be installed. It would be good for some local councils to take note and initiate some green energy efficient help to Australian bed and breakfast owners. Read the full article here :
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Dildo wins Hi-tech Tourism Award

A small heritage bed-and-breakfast in Dildo, Nfld., has won the fifth annual Tourism Atlantic Technology Award for bringing its five-room operation into the 21st century. The small business now boasts hookups to Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, a Google-optimized web presence, registered GPS co-ordinates and an online room-booking system that lets guests check availability and make reservations in advance of their arrival. They even have an up-to-date blog.
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